Record Details

NHER Number:37327
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Multi-period metal finds

Summary

Metal detecting in 2002 recovered an Iron Age brooch, a Roman brooch and a medieval seal matrix and furniture fitting. Between January and May 2010 a metal-detecting and fieldwalking survey recovered Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery and a struck flint assemblage of Neolithic to Early Bronze Age date including cores, flakes, blades and scrapers.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 88 84
Map Sheet:TL88SE
Parish:CROXTON, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

May/June 2002. Metal detecting
Iron Age, Roman and medieval metal finds see list in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 17 July 2002.

January - May 2010. Metal-detecting and fieldwalking survey (fields 13 & 14).
The survey recovered Roman, Late Saxon, medieval and post-medieval pottery and a struck flint assemblage of Neolithic to Early Bronze Age date including cores, flakes, blades and scrapers. An 18th to 19th century button, hammered silver half cut long cross penny of Henry II class 3 type (AD 1248 and 50) and fragment of lead were recovered during metal-detecting.
See (S1).
S. Howard (HES), 9 August 2011.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BLADE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • CORE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • FLAKE (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • SCRAPER (TOOL) (Early Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 1501 BC)
  • BROOCH (Late Iron Age - 100 BC to 42 AD)
  • BROOCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FURNITURE FITTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SEAL MATRIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COIN (Medieval - 1248 AD to 1250 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BUTTON (Post Medieval - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: NLA. Finds Photograph.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Wolframm-Murray, Y.. 2010. Northamptonshire Archaeology Report No. 10/159. Archaeological fieldwalking, metal detecting and geophysical surveys of land at the north of Thetford, Norfolk.. October.

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